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So I made a mistake with my polish from last week and starting picking at what was actually a very tiny chip (the stars started falling off on Wednesday, but the pink held up well) and it ended up coming off that nail in a single sheet, which of course made me decide to just pull all of the polish off.

The new polish that is being used is from Revlon and is a limited edition polish from their Moon Candy series and is called Galactic. It is probably the most expensive polish I have, not totally sure, but when I saw a picture of it before it was released in a review (guessing Revlon had sent the polish to the reviewer) I immediately emailed Kevin and said I wanted it, which I don't normally do, I normally wait until he gets home, but I got super excited about this one because it just looks so amazing.



Photo credits go to Kevin. I did the polish today and since Kevin was home I asked him to go ahead and take a picture even though I hadn't cleaned it up yet so now you know what it looks like right after I finish (this is remarkably clean for my attempts at polishing my nails).  This is the first attempt as well, although what you can't see is that there are some smudges between the two hands, but they are going to stay there because I am not going to waste this polish trying to redo it to make it look better.

Because it is expensive and limited edition and I am not very good at putting the polish on, it will probably not be used again until I get better at it.
 
 
 
 
 
 
I like the deep night of the Galactic colour, the Moon Candy you've added onto the top seems to increase the feeling of a starry night. Very nice.
It is definitely an interesting pair of polishes. The Moon Candy part is very different from the glitter I normally use because the flakes seem to change color depending on the angle of the light where glitter normally just reflects the light back. It also went on much easier than I was expecting because the reviews I had seen of it said you would have to fish the flakes out and then try to place them and I didn't have that problem, maybe I was just lucky and got an unusually good bottle for a change.

I don't really have many dark colors and this is the first time I have intentionally bought one as I tend to favor bright and shinny polishes. I think I am still getting used to my nails being so dark, although I do think the Galactic is really nice, after two to three months of nothing but bright pinks and yellows and a rainbow at one point, dark blue, almost black, is kind of strange to look at. When I just had the Galactic part on I had this sinking feeling that I wasn't going to like it at first because it is almost black and I didn't want to tell Kevin this nail polish he drove to several stores trying to find turned out to not be so good. So I was very happy when after adding the Moon Candy part I was starting to get into it. I do think part of the problem may have also stemmed from, I was having a big problem with smudging the Galactic part and even the base coat had to be replied several times because of accidentally hitting it on things before it was dry and I think all of the stress of this, for me, expensive nail polish getting messed up, and not wanting to redo the polish because I don't want to waste it, probably made my reaction to it rather different from how it would have been had it gone on easily.

I am in a really ramblely mood tonight aren't I :-)
I like the sound of how the flakes change colour in the Moon Candy and, from your photo, like the look of it on the darkness of the Galactic.

I know what you mean, it must be strange seeing your nails so dark. I'm glad that you;re starting to get into it. Hopefully, when you do try the Galactic polish out again it'll go on a little easier and not smudge so easily. That's the most frustrating thing about the slower drying ones, that tendency to smudge them.

Oh, I've just realised that it is one bottle with two polishes. I've not seen any like that before. (Just looked it up online)

Hope you're having a good day and a wonderful weekend.